Researchers have come up with a new framework that assigns an invasive species threat score to World Heritage Sites. This will improve how these species monitored and managed.
In some countries there appear to be mismatches between lists of essential medicines and lists of registered medicines.
President John Magufuli won a second term by a contested landslide and looks set to take even greater control of Tanzania's democratic space.
Is authoritarianism on the rise on the continent? Or is democracy doing well? Nic Cheeseman discusses.
There have been several severe fires on Kilimanjaro over the last few decades that have dramatically changed land cover.
Tanzania's October poll shows that elections are purely performative for governments which do not adhere to the basic tenets of democracy.
This invasive mosquito thrives in the type of habitat commonly found in urban areas. This means that malaria could become more prevalent in African cities.
International observation will not insulate controversial polls – such as Tanzania's in October – from malpractices, but will make them less likely and allow them to be exposed.
Potato cyst nematodes suppress crop growth and can cause huge yield losses of up to 80%, and even total crop failure.
Africa is far from having an ageing farming population. What is missing is a critical mass of skilled, young farmers with access to finance who could drive productivity in farming.
A united opposition could create enough momentum to unseat incumbent John Magufuli from power.
Conservation and development scheme REDD+ has manifested as a series of models, which increases its perceived success and enables it to continue despite not delivering on its wide-reaching promises.
Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
Even though the spouse escort policy carries good intentions, we found during our study that it constituted a barrier to care in numerous ways.
The community's response to the pandemic has been fragmented despite gestures of regional solidarity
Road and rail construction is booming in sub-Saharan Africa, but the pandemic has brought a welcome pause for reflection.
The president's handling of the pandemic has been one of the more eccentric on the continent.
The footprints of over 20 different prehistoric people, pressed into volcanic ash thousands of years ago in Tanzania, show possible evidence for sexual division of labor in this ancient community.
His COVID-19 response has thrown the negative aspects of his presidency into sharp relief.